We are excited to co-host a Twitter chat on best practices for funders responding to community crises and tragedies on Tuesday, December 6 at 1 pm ET.
The East Tennessee Foundation and the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, have established funds to provide disaster relief for people and communities affected by wildfires that have raged since last week in the Great Smoky Mountains, near the cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
Join the Forum, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, and a panel of regional associations, government representatives, and responding disaster relief organizations for a webinar on how to fund recovery and help communities rebuild.
A guest post from Paul D. Daugherty, President and CEO of Philanthropy West Virginia with an update on recovery efforts and opportunities for support.
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, in partnership with funder affinity groups from around the country, will be hosting a teleconference for funders focusing on the impact of the Orlando massacre on communities in central Florida and how funders can respond to the needs of those most impacted by this tragedy.
A guest post from Anna Hurt, Center for Disaster Philanthropy, about the National Teleconference for Funders: Response to Orlando Shooting co-hosted by the Forum.
In the early morning hours of June 12, a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL leaving 49 people dead and over 50 injured. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.